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... removal of the plates and screws a year after surgery. As far as I'm concerned the bone fusion surgery is a failure. I am in more pain now than I was to start with and would go back to the joint implant in a heart beat. ... (85 replies)
... My advice to anyone and everyone is do NOT get the implant! I got one last year from a podiatrist and my toe was much worse afterwards than it had ever been prior to surgery. ... (16 replies)
... some joint and then puts in wire with a pin sticking out for seveal weeks. The other choice he gave me is to have an implant that keeps the bones together. I'm not sure what to choose. I think the wire is the most common, but is it better to have an implant? ... (1 replies)

... I had an implant put into my index toe, right next to the big toe, 25 years ago. It is failing and causing cysts on the bone. ... (1 replies)
... No one knows their own body better than themself, and you need to feel confident that the surgery has gone correctly. ... (45 replies)
Toe Fusion
Nov 17, 2010
... I have had an implant put in over 13 years ago. My implant has failed and now my doctor wants to do a fusion on my toe and do a bone graff off the back off my ankle. ... (35 replies)
... i posted yesterday. i forgot to say the corrective surgery i had in august was an implant in the big toe joint. the implant made the big toe stiff and unbendable. where do i go from here? ... (1 replies)
... I had my big toe fused last year, and am running just fine. I am not a distance runner, but play competitive tennis, so I was very concerned about having the surgery done. ... (6 replies)
... nd it, so many drs want to fuse maybe because they are misinformed and do not know much about the surgery and patients as well, I am living proof that having an implant put in is well worth it, and you will find awesome results with very little recovery time, Just a thought. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am a 45 year old Female that is scheduled for a Titanium Hemi Implant on the 18th of this month, This will be my third surgery, the first on my left foot over two years ago and then the second being on my right foot over a year ago with cleaning out of the bone joints and pins. I am excited yet wondering if anyone here has ever had a Big toe joint implant here, It is a... (0 replies)
... I'm wondering if anyone has had subtalar arthroeriesis surgery done who is continuing to check the boards. I was wondering how your surgery went and what the results have been. ... (2 replies)
... out big toe and the rest of the toes moving with it. My experience was exactly like Sonia's. ... (4 replies)
... free recuperation. While it is known that the recovery from bunion surgery can be very difficult and the pain excruciating, I had no need for any pain pills and was on my feet for limited periods the first week. ... (73 replies)
... Your story sounds very similar to mine. I had a fracture that was never diagnosed and therefore healed wrong. In 99, I had a surgery to "save" the joint. ... (17 replies)
... A few months later I had my second surgery. He cleaned up the joint, removed the screw from the prior surgery, and placed a 1st MTP Joint Silastic Implant in the joint of the big toe. The foot seemingly healed well, per the follow up visits. ... (2 replies)
Toe Fusion????
Jun 17, 2008
... Hello everyone i have not been here for a while. A little history, I am a very athletic 25 year old male, 2 years ago I dropped a 45lb dumbell on the joint of my big toe and crushed it. I was in a cast for 6 weeks. a year later went to the pod and he said the joint was almost fused together and it was killing me. ... (7 replies)
... I was able to run 30 miles a week on it for 17 years before it gave out. I am about to have the toe fused, as there is not enough room for a new replacement and the old implant caused cysts in the bone. ... (9 replies)
... Wow girl you did better than me. You had your surgery in 2007 and just now going to do something about it. I can't even make it one year. The only alternative is to do a toe fusion to eliminate the pain. ... (8 replies)
... dbgoalie......welcome to the board. Your years of frustration with the toe is understandable. Unless one goes through with the constant pain they can't understand. Wearing shoes and walking can be a challenge. ... (17 replies)
... Depending on your implant there is one other option. I was given this option after my implant failed, but I chose the fusion. ... (33 replies)


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